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Strategic Budgeting Is the Missing Piece to Your Organization’s Success

Posted by on May 22nd, 2024
Posted in Blog, Strategic Planning

Investing in a transformative strategic engagement stretches the resources of most nonprofits, foundations, and education institutions. A refresh of your brand strategy, embarking on a new strategic plan, or a major fundraising campaign happen at most twice a decade. 

Here are a few ways we’ve seen nonprofit and school leaders shift their mindsets around budgeting to deliver on the transformative promise of their strategic engagement with Mission Minded.

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Does Your School’s Brand Need to Claim “Academic Excellence”?

Posted by on May 13th, 2024
Posted in Blog, Independent Schools

What’s driving our reconsideration of academic excellence and its relationship to your school’s brand?

When independent schools first began to embrace the idea of building a strategic brand, it was because they saw an opportunity to stand out in a sea of sameness. What do you do when what makes you unique becomes the baseline?

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Did You Meet Your Enrollment Goals? If Not, Take a Look at Your Brand

Posted by on April 22nd, 2024
Posted in Blog, Independent Schools, Nonprofit Branding

Are your school admissions numbers lacking? Your admissions numbers are directly tied to the strength of your school’s brand. When you can send strong signals to families about your brand and community experience before they’ve ever set foot on campus, you’re one step ahead in communicating your unique value.

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The Problem with Fundraising Communications

Posted by on March 20th, 2024
Posted in Blog, Nonprofit Communications, Nonprofit Copywriting, Nonprofit Fundraising, Nonprofit Messaging

Why do we communicate with and cultivate donors by sending signals that are inauthentic to the ideals of equity woven into our brand, values, and mission?

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Powered by Praise: How Recognition Drives Greater Career and Organizational Success

Posted by on March 7th, 2024
Posted in Blog, Coaching

Being a trusted performer can be lonely — whether you’re at the top of the org chart or not. You neither seek nor expect much praise. Learn why celebrating your own achievements benefits not just you, but your entire organization.

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How to Build Support for A New Name

Posted by on January 16th, 2020
Posted in Blog, Nonprofit Branding, Nonprofit Communications, Nonprofit Naming, Nonprofit Training

If the idea of changing your nonprofit’s name feels overwhelming and scary, you’re not alone. Changing your name is a …

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